An Indian national dis-cusses the collectivist mindset of South Asian society.
Koreans have a interesting way of calculating age.
Professor Geert Hofstede conducted one of the most comprehensive studies of how values in the workplace are influenced by culture. Learn a little bit more about his six dimensions of national culture here.
Guest blogger Jena Barchas-Lichtenstein writes about differences between individualist versus collectivist cultures.
The author examines the following limitations of research on individualism and collectivism: It treats nations as cultures and culture as a continuous quantitative variable; conflates all kinds of social relations and distinct types of autonomy; ignores contextual specificity in norms and values; measures culture as the personal preferences and behavior reports of individuals; rarely establishes the external validity of the measures used; assumes cultural invariance in the meaning of self-reports and anchoring and interpretation of scales; and reduces culture to explicit, abstract verbal knowledge.